28 Apr '11, 4am

Thid is how #ASEANbloggers can create an impact Social media, potential game maker in ASEAN - Yahoo! News

Jakarta (The Jakarta Post /ANN) - Governments, pay attention. The online social media, which innocuously started out as a medium of personal tell-all, is poised to be a powerful catalyst of change as more tech-savvy people use the medium to disseminate information once hushed up by governments. "Technology, particularly communication technology, is changing the world. Look at what is happening in the Arab world," Mahfuz Anam , the editor of Bangladesh-based English newspaper The Daily Star, said. "Nobody ever thought that there would be so many public voices coming out and changing governments," he added. The spirit of protests in Tunisia spread across many Arab nations where people sought change. News of the bloodless coup d'etat, as well as the method by which it was achieved, even spread to China , prompting the government to block access to Twitter and Facebook to prev...

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